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s when you buy any moto z droid. s 6:00 a.m.,tam is off, jeanette s us, here's what's happening. new information c overnight, about the u.s. military strike in syria. a man was shot robbery in the felonville section after giving the play bs home opener is hours away, we're live in south philly with a preview of the day's festivities. >> first weather and karen is off, david and matt >> reporter: taking a look at
satellite we have clouds see thm pinwheeling over an area of low pressure. temperatures are 46 degrees in philadelphia. 44 in allentown. pretty even numbers north to south across the region. there's a breeze blowing 21 miles per hour at the top of the hour in philadelphia. some spots a little better, but you'll get feel the breeze. it will build as we go through the day. so will the clouds. noon, 47 degrees. 3:00 p.m., 50, notice how i'm putting a shower icon here and there, there won't be a lot of rain today, but a passing sprinkle or shower can't out. high of 51. windy conditions making it feel like the low 40s at the best of time. matt pellman if you're heading to the phillies game, i would sitting there for a few hours could be a little bit raw. what you got on the roads? >> reporter: not a whole lot at
this point, which is better than yesterday. we'll take this instead. live in philadelphia, i-95 we st that was partially blocking the ramp from the southbound lanes to the walt whitman bridge. just got the vehicle pushed out of the way, everything is reopened on the ramp. you remember yesterday we had at least 6 separate accidents on the vine street the schuylkill expressway. we're fairing much better. we have a downed tree to watch out for in radnor township blocking bryn mawr avenue by rad win apartments. spring creek road is blocked, trexr sauerkraut line are the alternates. in east greenwich we have a
building fire blocking berkeley road by 295. ramps remain closes well. developing news, syrian officials say 6 of the country's military members were killed during a u.s. military attack in syria. and many others injured. president trump ordered the strike on a syrian air base before 9:00 p.m. it was in response to syrian's chemical weapons attack on its own civilians. the attack was carried out by assad. u.s. warships launched tomahawk cruise missiles 0 on a syrian air base that carried out the chemical attack. >> it was a slow and brutal death for so many, even beautiful babies were cruelly murdered in this very barbaric attack. no childhood of god should ever
suffer such horror. tonight i orderedd military strike on the airfield in syria from whe chemical attack was launched. >> russian leaders have condemned the u.s. action calling it aggression. russia is an ally of syria. some expressed concerns that president trump did not seek approval from congress, while others praised the attack on syria. >> israel is the first to pledged support of the attack on syria. netanyahu said in worth -- word and action president trump sentd spread of chemical weapons will not be tolerated. we'll have a live report in the next half-hour. breaking handing over cash to robbers a man was shot in the city's
feltonville section. the robbery happened after midnight on wyoming avenuerth 4. the victim and his friend had gotten money from an atm, they were approached by two men armed with a gun gunshot victim handed over $250, but suspects fired several shots. >> the robbers got $200 and decide shots at the 26-year-old victim because he started to runaway. >> fortunately them is expected to survive. police are reviewing nearby surveillance cameras. the child of -- the trial of accused cop killer eric frein is expect to continue trial was interrupted because he fell while brushing his teeth and hit his head. he is charged with the that kild
corporal brian dixon and wounded alex douglass. cam, firefighters are on the scene of a fire that damaged warehouse in east greenwich jersey, they are still pouring water on this, the flames rekindled at midnight. firefighters have spent several hours putting out hot spots and are still doing that now. the fire started at five star auction. nobody was hurt. investigators are trying to determine the cause. you can add the internal revenue service to the long list of companies and agencies that have been hacked. is live in tie square with the market report. >> reporter:yb attackers hit the tool to hack students who
filled out applications for aid. it could be a choppy start on wall street. stocks tumbled on the word of airstrike on syria. 27,000 jobs were create the last month. >> thanks maribel, happy friday. happening today, baseball season gets underway in philadelphia. phillies fans pack citizens bank park the team opener against the nationals. there are ways baseball all day long, and "action news" reporter, katherine scott is live in south philadelphia with all that, hi, katherine. >> reporter: hi, jeanette there's lots going on today, jammed packed for the home opener for the phils.
all the fans will come to get tm wearing right now. it is kind of chilly. it's quiet at park. there's a tarp on the infield with water over top it. the block party out on citizens bank way starts at fans want to be in the their seats for the festivities at 2:30 p.m. >> last year we were hear we were able to get the practice jump in. it was a great beautifulmeay juy winds started picking up. looks like the winds are strong, nd jump in.ll be here and give >> reporter: why is it fun to be a part of it. >> touch the crowd and talk to the kids, let them show them and
let them know the types of jobs they can do in the navy. >> reporter: of course, it's great to have them here, game time today is 3:05 p.m., the phils will be playing in front of a sold-out crowd. live at citizens bank park, katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> well bring your excitement and hat and jacket. >> reporter: i'm sayin s pockets sitting with the wind feels like 40, you can kind of use that. storm tracker 6 live double scan shows you we are starting out dry, though, there's a sprinkle developing on the other side of reading. it doesn't look like much, that's what you're in for today, light stuff popping here and airport, there might be early sunshine wetting in from the east coast ep in from the west and fill in. looks like overall, the picture is cloudy today. 46 degrees in philadelphia, we're starting out chilly. there's a bit of blowing through the region, as
well. feels like the upper 30s right now. future tracker 6 shows you the possible break in the clouds, it doesn't last long, by 9:00 a.m. it's clouding up, as well. spotty sprinkle or shower, not a lot of rain like yesterday in the parts of the region. 4:00 p.m., something is poppingu do get it it will be light quick enough not to interrupt the action. the forecast for the lehigh valley. 49 degrees is all you'll see today. windy and chilly, lots of cloudg up after early sun, 52 degrees, chilly, blustery at the shore. in philadelphia, chilly and windy, lots of clouds around, wind gusting atper hour. if you're heading to the phillies bundle up, jeanette was saying a coat or a few layers. 350 degrees at the first pitch,
49 in the 9th inning, windy a s. if you're heading out on the town later on 47 degrees by 7:00 p.m. 41 degrees by 11:00 p.m. coats y cloudy, there could spotty frost ws big overnight. time improvement for the weekend. today we got 51, the win, cool conditions. tomorrow, mostly sunny, improving to 58. it will be breezy and cool as you want to ware layers for the union game or the phillies game at night. obviously saturday better than today. sunday, better, sunny and warmer, 67 degrees, you're reading that right, folks a big ridge of high pressure coming in monday and tuesday, temperatures will zoom, 80 degrees the high on monday, passover arriving at sundown. 82 degrees on tuesday, near
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around the delaware valley following yesterday's strong thunderstorms. the wind were fierce enough to rip off the roof in montgomery county. chopper 6 hd was over the storm damage along union hill road in west conshohocken. there were workers in the building at the time, but no injuries reported. after the storms and the rain moved out, an "action news" photographer captured this rainbow in west conshohocken. there's the beginning or the end, whenever you prefer right near the storm damage. >> that's pretty. i didn't catch any of that. >> reporter: matt did you catch a rainbow? >> reporter: i wasn't asleep, i think i was here. we're celebrating that things are drier this morning, matt and gentleman knelt.
jennette. celebrating other things, as well, it is national beer day, northbound no house work day, and national coffee cake day and if your tamala edwards you stick a candle in that coffee cake today, it's tam birthday. tweet her some love, show her some love on facebook. dry on the schuylkill expressway as you travel inbound, eastbound toward center city. mlk drive reopened after the flooding closed it down yesterday. no major complaints on the highway. we had a crash that was blocking the ramp from the southbound of i-95 to the walt whitman bridge. that's cleared out of the way. we have a downed tree in radnor township by the radwynn apartments. we have a crash on the pennsylvania turnpike off new jersey on the connector bridge westbound side of the turnpike in bucks county. emergency crews are responding.
we'll keep you up to date. the work zone between bensalem and willow grove has cleared out. we have the one partially blocking the wednesday to the northeast extension northbound. however the one on the nex between quakertown and lansdale is gone. >> it was 'emotional reunion for a woman who met the person who saved here life. mary beth was dining when she began to choke. surveillance video shows people standing around not knowing what to do. a retired emt runs up after her service dog got her attention. >> i saw the finger tips on the back of her neck and i new from behind she was choking. >> she said she doesn't call it fate, instead she bleervels a higher power had her in the right place at the right time. she threw her a party to thank
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place you want to be this afternoon, citizens bank park cite of the phillies home opener where thousand will descend to watch the phillies and the nats. septa is urging travelers to use an electronic key card. they will help you get on an off faster. supervisors will be on hand today to help you obtain and use the new key card. >> reporter: since we have septa on the brain, let's keep talking about it. let's go to the maps, there's a couple of delays, chestnut east line, a few minutes late because of delays.
01 and 102 trollies or back to normal. amtrak and njt on time into new york. route 1, the not so super highway southbound to street road westbound ramp is blocked. >> reporter: we have the hoods up, on the kids because it's chilly and windy. 50 by 3:00 p.m. the high this afternoon is 51 by 4:00 p.m. a spotty sprinkle or shower around, mainly dry, the big issue, the cloud cover and the wind. at the airport, all green aircraft no major delays, no sign of resip at our big travel destinations. this is a startling report in "healthcheck," close to half of american adults are infected with hpv human papilloma virus, one in five adults have the high risk strain of the virus linked
to several cancer. the new numbers show the sexually transmitted decease is common in men. health experts are recommending hpv vaccine for boys and girls so they can be protected before they can become sexually active. sixers face the chicago bulls at the wells fargo center. they lost, 102-90. the sixers have three games left in the season and will finish not the, but one of the worst records in the league. careful joe, they've got you outnumbered.
of prison after posting a total of $62 million in bail. tiffany lee spent a year behind bars after it was alleged she conspired to kill her boyfriend. lee's family raised 4 million in cash. friends put up property worth 70 million to settle the rest. prosecutors say lee was a frayed of losing a custody battle with the victim who was the father of her two children. a baseball umpire are pulled off a prank that nearly had a young fan in tears. a player for the houston astros handed a ball to the boy during the game. to his surprise, the umpire
asked for it back. he gave it back, a few seconds later no hard feelings. imagine if he threw a tantrum. >> then we would be throwing it. >> reporter: david murphy has the forecast for those heading to the game. >> reporter: katherine scott is getting a head start on the home opener festivities. katherine. >> reporter: that's right, jennette, lots of fun planned at the park for the phillies home opener, we'll tell you all about it at 6:30 a.m.
little girl survives a harrowing ordeal in delaware after a man inasmuch her off the street. the wintry cold will not stop the boys of summer. phillies fans are breaking out the layers for the home opener. >> good morning, everybody, 5:30 -- 630. tam and karen are off. we have david murphy and matt pellman. >> reporter: we have clouds out to the west, they are thicker, there could be a sprinkle or shower in the clouds, too. 46 degrees in philadelphia. 44 in allentown. 49 in cape may. there's a bit of a wind, 21 miles per hour in philadelphia. at times it's lighter, but bundle up as you head out. stay bundle, 50 degrees, high of 51 around 4:00 p.m. we cloud up quickly and stay cloudy today it's going to be windy and chilly, again, a passing sprinkle or shower
possible. matt pellman things get better over the weekend, next week we have a blow torch with the temperatures in the seven day. >> reporter: good morning, everyone, drier than yesterday, 6:30 means it's time to hit the brakes on i-95 southbound from allegheny into girard. schuylkill expressway, speeds in the 20s. radnor township we have a downed tree blocking bryn mawr avenue constowing -- conostoga road gets you around that. turnpike connector bridge there's a broken down vehicle in the center lane and over the bridge there's a crash in the right lane and crash in feasterville blocking the ramp southbound one to street road westbound. that ramp is closed because of the accident. u.s. military responded to mounting calls of a display of force against syria. president trump ordered warships
to drop missiles on a syrian air base where the chemical weapons were launch from. >> reporter: syria said 6 people have died as a result of the u.s. strike and heavy military losses at the air base. russia is calling for an emergency meeting of the u.n. security council calling this an act of aggression. united states said they did notify russia in advance. from two american destroyers in the mediterranean u.s. launched 59 tomahawk cruise missiles at syria. >> tonight i ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in syria where the chemical attack was launch. >> reporter: the president at
his mar-a-lago resort called on the international community to condemn assad for launching a chemical attack on his own people. >> even babies were cruel murdered in this very barbaric attack. no child of god should ever suffer such horror. >> reporter: more than 80 were killed mostly women and children in brutal horrific deaths. >> reporter: russia is decrying the action. a spokesman said he regards the strike in violation of international law. u.s. lawmakers are responding, as well. many praising the president's action, others say congress should have been consulted. rand paul tweeted while we all condemn the atrocities in syria, united states was not attacked. tim kean called it unlawful.
>> the larger statement again is that assad needs to stop the chemical attacks against his people. >> reporter: and the big question now becomes what happens next? this was probably a surgical strike by you will account expected to send a message perhaps, but not debilitating to the assad regime. if the president wants to continue his intervention in syria, he needs congressional approve and coordination with others, including russia and china. lana zack. back to you. >> a vote to approve neil patrick harris to the supreme court this afternoon. gorsuch is expected to win confirmation and be sworn in to hear the final cases of the high court's current term.
from our delaware newsroom a little girl is back home after being kidnapped. the action cam was in wilmington last night as the police officer helped the young victim to safety. the 4-year-old girl was spotted near the park before 9:00 p.m. last night. she had been missing for two hours. witnesses in the 4800 block of sugar plumb court told police a man snatched the girl off the streets while she was playing outside. he was reportedly driving a dark-colored sedan with tinted windows. kennett high school in chester county is closed today. during routine testing of the school's hot water system, the district said it had a positive test for bacteria that can cause legionairs disease. there were no confirmed cases. an environmental remediation company has been hired to get rid of the bacteria.
>> this is whats left of a car after a massive tree came crashing down, victoria franklin and her son were in the vehicle heading home at the time. she said she had just witnessed another tree come down minutes before. >> i didn't see anything or hear anything until after it hit us. the whole roof of the car and hood of the car was crushed in. you can see the tree, right above us, inside like part of it in the car. paramedics transported the pair to the hospital. franklin said besides being a bit in shock they are okay. a sellout crowd is ready to welcome the phillies back to citizens bank park. first pitch 3:05 p.m. the party is already getting started. "action news" reporter, katherine scott is live in south philadelphia with more on all the festivities, good morning, catherine. >> reporter: good morning, jennette, that's right the party gets started early, you can see
i'm wearing this red hat. this is what all the fans that come to the game will get. it's good now, it's kind of chilly. hopefully it warms up later on. lots of fun at the ballpark, look who it is, he has arrived, the phillie phanatic. how excited are you for the game today. you have to do my favorite, the belly roll, i love the belly roll, does it get any better. phils going to win? awesome. high five? high five. 3:05 p.m. game time, everybody make sure you're watching it's going to be a good one and sold-out crowd 43,000 people here today. i'm going to show you, is it okay if i show them the field now. you can see it's quiet at the bank. there is a tarp covering the in
field, there's pools of water on top, that will go away when we roll everything back up. game time 3:05 p.m. there will be lots of fun, the phillie phanatic will be here. there will be a block party at noon, and fun stuff to do inside as well. >> all yearlong come down here, we'll give you free stuff we'll tell you where to get refresh. refreshments and call kinds of of ballpark information. >> reporter: fans will want to be in their seats by 2:30 p.m. there's lots going on for the game. i'm going to leave you for now, can you help me send it back to everybody in the studio? what a better way -- [laughter] they liked that. that's a triple knockout. storm tracker 6 live double
scan, let's see if we can knock out the rain. there's a little bit of a shower out to the west of reading that might pop toward the east. that's it for now. we have lots of cloud cover that might build in. might get early peeks of sunshine, the clouds are coming in from the west, we're looking at a gray, somewhat wind, chilly day. currently as you step outside, the current sustained winds is 21 miles per hour. we'll get gusts as highs 30 or 40 as times. you can see the clouds fill in that's the 9:00 a.m. view. noon, there could be a passing sprinkle or shower. the timing on this is not important. anytime of the day you can get what you're looking at radar right now. it's not everywhere and it's fairly light. same story at 4:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m., we dry out and get breaks in the clouds. philadelphia looks chilly today, 43 degrees at 8:00 a.m.
47 by noon, 50 by 3:00 p.m., 51 by 4:00 p.m. a spotty sprinkle or shower. the big story is the cloud cover, the wind and the chilly temperatures. highs across the region, 49 in allentown, not much difference down in cape may, 51 degrees. for the nats and the phillies home opener for the phils, cloud skies, winds, spotty shower maybe, maybe not. dress warmly for the winds. 49 degrees in the 9th inning. we're looking at a day that's kind of a several-layer kind of day. saturday, 58 degrees, sun returns, breezy and cool, better than today. sunday, afternoon, 67 degrees, not bad. saturday night there's a union game at talen energy energy stan chester. 54 degrees for the first touch and 50 degrees for the final
whistle. portland is a tough one we'll see if the union can get it together. cool today, if you're heading to the phillies stuff gloves in your pocket. 58 tomorrow, 67 on sunday, how about monday and tuesday, high pressure rolls in, we see the temperatures zoom. 80 on monday, 82 on tuesday, 72 on wednesday, that's well above average. a nice stretch coming. >> countdown to monday. >> getting on the monday train. 6:41 a.m., a jeweler gets revenge on a rival's relative for give ago fake review. jimmy kimmel honors a dear friend an comedic icon.
this? i have a fine disabled pickup truck on the schuylkill expressway eastbound side near south street. the good news with the broken down pickup truck not as beautiful as the sunrise it is off to the side. so both lanes are open on the eastbound side of 76. you're starting to get the typical slowing 20 miles per hour on the eastbound side by montgomery drive. 23 on the westbound side by city heavy. we have slow speeds on i-95. 20 miles per hour southbound as you head toward the work zone at girard. we have a downed tree at radnor township bryn mawr avenue block off there, conostoga road a possible alternate. we had issues on turnpike coming into new jersey. westbound there's a broken down vehicle and crash on the connector bridge, both cleared, you're good to go coming into new jersey from bucks county. this is the ramp from the
southbound side of one to go west on street road. you can squeeze by even though the vehicle is still there, kind of in the cock eyed position. spring creek road is blocked off, sauerkraut lane would be the alternate. green bank road is closed for the next week stick with faulk land road or kirkwood highway to get around it. >> take a look at the surveillance video of a million dollar heist in southern california. you can see the thieves pull up and case a luxury motor home. authorities say they were after what was the inside expensive automotive parts. the owner said the parts belong to a rare 570-gt4 race car. police located the stripped down motor coach not too long afterwards.
a fake yeple review is -- yelp review is costing a massachusetts $35,000. his father owns a jewelry store, the son wrote a bogus review. he told others to go elsewhere. >> a new jersey mother is with her healthy newborn thanks to a new jersey state trooper who helped deliver the childment cruiser dash cam was rolling the whole time. expectant mother was on her way to the hospital yesterday and had to pull over on interstate 78 in union county. within a few minutes, the trooper was holding a healthy baby girl in his arms. vanessa: i got hurt and was given painkillers.
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syrian air base where the chemical launch took place earlier this week. big questions what it means for the overall war on terror. we'll be talking about the international response and the impact on u.s. u.s. russian rel. it's coming up on "g.m.a." >> reporter: it's friday, as we get outside building volume on 42 passing creek road. southbound on 534 our accident is gone. the building fire not gone, berkeley road is closed mantua road or harmony would be the alternates. we're back to normal at penn station in new york. amtrak and njt finished their repairs, testing the tracks now, you might see slight delays, but overall we're back to normal. >> reporter: on the big board we're talking chilly conditions. rooting for the phillies for the
home opener. temperatures in the mid 40s north to south. 43 by 7:00. noon, 47 any early sunshine fades behind clouds. there will be a couple of spotty sprinkles and showers through the day, mainly dry, high of 51 at 4:00 p.m. this afternoon, matt and jennette it's going to be a cold, windy day, layers and maybe some gloves if you're heading to the phillies today. good to know, thanks david. >> comedian dom rickles has died. he was widely considered the grand master ever insult comedy for more than half a industry. he -- half a century. last night jimmy kimmel hosted a tribute show in his honor. he got emotional as he remembered his great friend. >> the first time don was on our show was almost 4 years after we started.
search is on for two men who carried out an atm robbery overnighter on wyoming avenue in feltonville section. they stole $250 in cash and shot the victim. he is in the hospital. police are looking for a man who snatched a girl off the street in wilmington. the girl was found safe later. phillies play their home opener this afternoon wear gloves and hats it will be cold. first pitch 3:05 p.m. fans can ebb joy a block -- can enjoy a block party at noon. >> reporter: as we have a crash at swamp pike by the swamp pike public. >> reporter: a couple of sprinkles and showers showing up in berks county, lancaster, here they come, nuisance rain and light stuff, but there it is. today's high, 51. windy, gray, chilly, a spotty
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good morning, america. breaking news, strike on syria. president trump orders his first major military action hitting syria after that deadly chemical attack. >> tonight i ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in syria from where the chemical attack was launched. 59 tomahawk missiles shot from destroyers in the mediterranean taking out aircraft, air defense systems and other strategic targets. the new video overnight shows the charred base. the president taking dramatic and swift action just days after that brutal attack, acting without congressional approval. the response quick overnight both at home and abroad. >> tonight on call on all civilized nations to join us in seeking to end the slaughter and bloodshed in syria.